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Weekly Shiritori #40

Weekly Shiritori #40

Last week’s post was about Purikura (プリクラ), so this week I need to start with ら (ra). A big thank you to everyone who joined in this week, and a reminder to everyone who’s playing the game that you can’t play words ending with ん (n) because no words begin with ん and it would … Continue reading

Weekly Shiritori #6

Weekly Shiritori #6

Last week’s post was about mononoke (もののけ / 物の怪), so this week I need to start with け (ke). I decided to write about… Kendo (けんどう / 剣道)  Kendo is a Japanese martial art. If you can read the kanji, it is easy to understand what kind of martial art kendo is. The first character, 剣, means … Continue reading

Weekly Shiritori #2

Weekly Shiritori #2

Last week I started my new weekly series: Weekly Shiritori. The first word was “shiritori” (the name of the game!) – click here if you missed that! So, “shiritori” is written しりとり, which means that this week’s word has to begin with り (ri). I had one topic suggestion from a fellow blogger, Alyse of … Continue reading

体育の日 (Taiiku no Hi – Sports Day!)

おはようございます! And a very happy ‘sports day’ to you all!  Yes, today is 体育の日 (Taiiku no Hi – Sports Day) in Japan.  It’s a national holiday, which came out of the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo.  These days, many schools and companies will hold their annual field day or sports day on this day – and I … Continue reading